Subject: Re: xterm tty ownership
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/03/2007 16:22:14
In article <>,
Gary Duzan  <> wrote:
>   For a couple weeks I've been getting:
>utmp_update: /dev/ttyp?: Is not owned by you
>every time I open an xterm. ls shows:
>crw--w----  1 user  tty  5, ? Jul  3 07:32 /dev/ttyp?
>If I ssh into the box, the ownership is set properly.

What are the permissions of xterm, utmp_update?
Did you compile your kernel with COMPAT_BSDPTY?
ls -l /dev/ptm*